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Victoria sponge cake - video recipe !

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This cake, named after queen Victoria of England, is litteraly at the origin of the british afternoon tea. Moist and sweet, it will be perfect for a fancy tea wih friends.


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Recipe type: Dessert
Number of serving: 8 servings
Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cook time: 50 minutes
Ready in: 1 h, 15 m
Difficulty: Very Easy

Ingredients:

The cake :
1.5 cup flour
2 sticks butter
1 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract

Assembly :
7 fl oz whipping cream
1 tbsp sugar
strawberry marmelade

Preparation:

Step 1 - Victoria Sponge Cake - Video recipe !

Step 1:

In a bowl, put softened butter and sugar, and beat until it's creamy. Add vanilla extract, then eggs one by one, beat the batter each time.

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Step 2:

Then add half the flour, previously sieved, then the remaining flour, then baking powder, beating the batter every time.

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Step 3:

Grease an 8 inches mould, then pour the batter in it. Bake for 50 minutes at 340°F (170°C) (check with a knife if it's well cooked).

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Step 4:

While the cake is getting cold, prepare whipped cream :
Pour the very cold cream in a bowl, then whip it. Add sugar step by step while whipping until it's stiff.

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Step 5:

Once the cake has cooled down, cut it in half, and spread some strawberry marmelade on it.

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Step 6:

Then put the whipped cream on top of the marmelade.

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Step 7:

Put back the top of the cake, and sprinkle with icing sugar.

You are ready for tea time !





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